• Property Manager name: Read Timeout
  • Behavior version: The v2023-05-30 rule format supports the read_​timeout behavior v1.1.
  • Rule format status: GA, stable
  • Access: Read/Write
  • Allowed in includes: Yes

This behavior specifies how long the edge server should wait for a response from the requesting forward server after a connection has already been established. Any failure to read aborts the request and sends a 504 Gateway Timeout error to the client. Contact Akamai Professional Services for help configuring this behavior.

valuestring (duration)

Specifies the read timeout necessary before failing with a 504 error. This value should never be zero.